Poolguard PGRM-SB Safety Buoy Pool Alarm Review

buoy pool alarmThe Poolguard PGRM-SB Safety Buoy Pool Alarm is a large buoy pool alarm. It works with any above-ground pool and floats on the water surface. When someone tries to access to your pool, it will alert you as soon as possible. With its special monitoring technology, it is able to detect waves caused by someone who just disturbs the quiet surface of the pool. Plus, if an animal or a large object falls into the pool, it also will allow you to know as soon as possible.

Key features:

Special sleep mode

If you plan to use your pool, first you need to choose its sleep mode and take it out of your pool. If you first remove it from your pool but not choose the sleep mode, an alarm will be triggered. This design of this buoy pool alarm can prevent tampering.

Two Alarms

This system also comes with a remote receiver that allows you to use in your home. The effective distance is up to 200 feet. Therefore, if the distance between the pool and your house is less than 200 feet, you can effectively receive alarms as soon as possible. When someone triggers an alarm, the alarm outdoor will sound all the time until it is turned off automatically. This helps you to get an alert when you are indoor or outdoor.

Less false Alarms

Although it is a buoy pool alarm, it sounds an alarm more precisely than other buoy alarms. This is because it is designed to compensate for small objects(like toys) and wind. This design can make it not easy to sound false alarms.

Powered by a 9-volt battery

It is powered by a 9-volt battery and if the electricity of the battery is less, it will alert you to change its battery t to make it effective. This is good, because making a pool alarm run effective all the time is meaningful. However, this may drain its battery more quicky. You may need to keep an eye on it all the time. And it is highly recommended to replace a rechargeable battery which is more friendly to the environment.

Easy installation

You can easily install it in your pool. The only thing you need to do is to drop it in your pool and it will work immediately. No matter what types you plan to use it in, you will be surprised at its no installation. Once you have installed it, you can keep your pets or kids out of your pool if they are not permitted to entry to the pool. However, one thing should be noticed is that this alarm works better in a pool less than 16 x 32 feet. If your pool is larger, you may consider other pool alarm.


This Poolguard PGRM-SB Safety Buoy Pool Alarm is easy to set up and its accurate sensor can detect entries to the pool as soon as possible. Its sleep mode is also very convenient. It is perfect for protecting your home or family pool. If you have an above-ground pool less than 16 X 32 feet, it is perfect.

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